A number of days after Teen Vogue printed a photoshoot with Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, her older sister has a number of selection phrases to say to any on-line critics.
Anna Cardwell advised The U.S. Solar on Friday, August 27, that she disagreed with the Instagram feedback that claimed her 16-year-old sister was “too massive” to mannequin for the web publication.
“Alana is gorgeous,” Cardwell, 26, mentioned to the outlet. “There are fashions like Ashley Graham who’re 200 kilos, and he or she has big contracts. I imply, hell, Victoria Secret is working with plus-sized fashions. Does weight even matter?”
She additionally identified that the modeling business itself has gotten extra numerous lately.
“The modeling business has gotten a lot backlash for not having plus-sized fashions, now they’re doing variety with all several types of individuals and cultures,” Cardwell mentioned. “Alana really stood up and did it, and hopefully she offers others the braveness to do it. Principally, she is placing herself on the market, and [for] all the teenagers who’re obese now, she has given them the encouragement.”
The truth persona was impressed by the Dancing With the Stars: Juniors alum’s shoot and even remarked that every one of her sisters may very well be cowl fashions, too. “We’re nuts for positive, however we’re all stunning,” Cardwell added. “All of us may very well be fashions.”
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The Toddlers & Tiaras alum celebrated her sixteenth birthday by posing for the journal images and opened up about her life as a teen after her actuality TV tenure.
“My mama didn’t identify me Honey Boo Boo,” she defined, noting that she not needed to be identified by her childhood moniker. “My identify is Alana. They’re fully two completely different individuals. I might say that I do like this Alana now, fairly than the youthful Alana.”
She mentioned embracing her grown-up persona and never caring if the world approves.
“I suppose individuals nonetheless count on me to be little Honey Boo Boo, and I’m not anymore,” Thompson mentioned. “Simply because I’m from the South, individuals count on me to be all nation bumpkin, out using four-wheelers on a regular basis, however that’s probably not how it’s. … So long as I like myself, I’m good. I’m my very own individual.”
The Right here Comes Honey Boo Boo alum additionally opened up in regards to the body-shaming she acquired earlier than the profile’s publication and the way she tries to not let it hassle her.
“I don’t perceive why individuals assume this manner,” she defined on the time. “Simply because I acquired just a little bit of additional meat on my bones, you wish to hate me? I’ll by no means get body-shaming. … Like, I do know I’m stunning, and I do know I acquired a banging physique, so … I don’t care.”
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